At this years International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH2009) a touchable holography was presented by the University of Tokio. It is a kind of holography that you are able to feel and interact with. Great development that you can see in the following video:
The first page of the presented scientific paper called “Touchable Holography” can be downloaded here.
Internet of Services makes live of young parents easier
Once a baby is born the organization marathon is just starting for it’s parents: register the birth, register with the health insurance, apply for parents allowances and arrange a lot of other appointments. SAP Research is developing an internet platform aimed at helping youg parents. Automated Services will connect authorities and service providers with each other by the internet. This saves time and lakework in the future.
I have found an interesting video through the SAP Website covering the “Internet of Services issue”. Check out an watch it here: